For a website with the name “The Kneeslider,” you might think this little bit of info would be pretty well settled around here, but have you ever wondered, when, exactly, motorcycle racers began hanging off of their bikes with their knees out when rounding a turn? It wasn’t that long ago, riders remained firmly seated […]
Rotary engines in motorcycles have always been a rare sight, in racers, rarer still, but it looks like Brian Crighton has built one and he wants to get on the track with it. The CR700P, is a twin rotor 700cc racer with a very respectable 200 horsepower and 100 foot pounds of torque and it […]
Remember a few months back when I asked about Harley Davidson’s road racing heritage? I have to wonder if someone at the museum saw that post because with Harley’s present emphasis on their “core” which is all cruisers, all the time, you have to keep reminding people that it wasn’t always so and the museum […]
Curt Winter’s big twin racer sparked a discussion about big twin racing in general, it seems quite a few folks think it would be a Harley Davidson series and of no interest to anyone else. Doug dropped a link in a comment to this sweet looking machine from Japan’s Over Racing, it’s the OV-23XV, built […]
There’s been a rush of emails in my inbox lately announcing lots of new motorcycle speed records, it must have been a good year for the salt. This one just came in and it’s actually pretty impressive. The new Confederate X132 Hellcat Combat set a record of 172.211mph in the APF3000 category (unfaired, naturally aspirated, […]
Harley, as we all know, returned to focusing on the core of the HD brand when they discontinued Buell and sold MV Agusta. The debate, especially about Buell, has been long and loud ever since. But while dumping Buell, everyone said it’s now crusiers, all day, everyday, but it would be easy for the Motor […]
As soon as there were internal combustion engines, someone was looking at his bicycle and wondering how to fit the two together. In recent years, there have been quite a few builders making kits to transform bicycles into motorized commuters and some have built bikes emulating the style of those very early years. But, as […]
Valentino Rossi demonstrates some very plain differences between how most of us ride and the few, like him, who exist on a different plane altogether.
Erik Buell Racing is partnering with Hero MotoCorp to assist them in their AMA racing effort. Hero is also planning on bringing the EBR sport bikes to India.
Munch is building a production electric racer, the TTE 2, enabling more teams to enter electric racing in a competitive manner from the start, removing the need to design their own machine from the ground up.